Mesquite trees are attractive and drought tolerant, and a standard part of xeriscape plantings. Sometimes, though, these tolerant trees exhibit signs of mesquite sickness. Click here for information about diseases of mesquite trees and how to recognize them.
The screwbean mesquite is a small tree or shrub native to southern California. It sets itself apart from its traditional mesquite cousin with its attractive, corkscrew shaped bean pods that appear in the summer. Learn more screwbean mesquite info in this article.
Mesquite trees are an excellent choice for a tough landscape tree that requires very little input once established. Even so, you?ll want to monitor them for insect infestations from time to time. If you see any, you?ll know what to do after reading this article.
If someone were to mention ?mesquite? to me, my thoughts immediately turn to the mesquite wood used for grilling and barbecuing. But is there more to mesquite beyond the grill? Can you eat mesquite? Are mesquite trees edible?? Click here to find out.
Where other trees may wilt and dehydrate, mesquite trees draw moisture from the cool depths of the earth and gracefully ride out the dry spell. However, this deep taproot can make transplanting a mesquite tree quite difficult. Click here for tips on moving mesquite trees.
Of mesquite, many of us only know about the slow burning wood that makes for a great barbeque. That?s only the tip of the iceberg, though. What else can mesquite be used for? Mesquite tree uses are many and varied. Learn more about these uses here.
Mesquite plants make attractive specimens in the garden. Can you grow mesquite from cuttings? Absolutely. You will just need a little info on how to root mesquite cuttings and when and where to harvest your material. This article will help with that.
Growing mesquite from seed found in the wild is a fun way to enjoy these plants for free. However, mesquite seed germination can be capricious and requires several steps for success. Click on this article for further info on how to grow mesquite trees from seed.
Mesquite trees grow so fast that you may need to do mesquite tree pruning every year or so. That means that homeowners with these trees in the backyard need to know how to prune mesquites and when to prune a mesquite. This article will help with that.
Honey mesquite is drought resistant and a picturesque, twisting ornamental for your backyard or garden. If you are thinking of growing honey mesquite, click here for more information. We?ll also give you tips on how to care for this tree in the landscape.
Mesquite tree propagation requires a few tricks. These trees can grow from seed, cuttings or transplants. The quickest results are from cuttings, but they can be tricky to get to root. Click this article to learn the best method of propagation for your needs.
Known mostly for their distinctive flavor and scent used in barbecues, mesquite trees are also known for their attractive seed pods and interesting branching canopy. But how do you treat your mesquite tree in the winter? This article has information on mesquite winter care.
Xeriscape gardeners are excited about growing velvet mesquite trees in domestic and landscape settings as attractive water saving plants with ease of care. Learn about these amazing plants and try them in your garden. Click this article for more information.
Mesquite trees are hardy desert dwellers most famous for their smoky barbecue flavor. They?re very nice and reliable to have around in arid, desert climates. But can mesquite trees grow in containers? Find out if growing mesquite in a container is possible here.